The center is the heart and home of nycs lgbtq community, providing programs for health, wellness and community connection. The lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender community center (formerly lesbian and gay community services center), commonly called the center, is a nonprofit organization serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender population of new york city and nearby communities. The center is located in the west village at 208 west 13th street in lower manhattan, in a historic building which formerly. The center fosters a welcoming environment where everyone is celebrated for who they are. We offer the lgbtq communities of nyc advocacy, health and wellness programs arts, entertainment and cultural events recovery, parenthood and family support services. The center stands as a monument of pride and strength for new yorks lgbtq community, made possible by the passionate commitment of our center members, a dedicated group that upholds our mission to empower people to lead healthy and successful lives. On the following dates, center offices and programs will be closed. 2020 thursday, november 26 friday, november 27 friday, december 25. 2021 friday, january 1 monday, january 18 monday, february 15 monday, may 31 friday, june 18 (observed) monday, july 5 (observed) monday. The lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender community center - nyc - centerlink lgbt member center in new york new york readdownload the 2020 lgbt community center survey. By the time the lesbian and gay community services center was established here in 1983, the building had operated under a number of different names, the last being the food and maritime high school. After renting space here, the center since renamed the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (lgbt) community center bought the city-owned building in 1984. Glennda testone joined new york citys lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender community center as its first female executive director in 2009.